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Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9781588902269

ISBN10:
1588902269
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
10/31/2004
Publisher(s):
Thieme Medical Pub

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Summary

Here is the completely updated, third edition of the classic text on aphasia, covering key developments in treating language disruptions caused by stroke and other types of brain damage or trauma. From the latest neurobiological aspects, to social and group models of intervention and rehabilitation, this book is all-inclusive. The text begins with the primary types of aphasia and goes on to cover pathophysiology, nature and differentiating features, evaluation, and treatment principles.Key features include:-Neurobiological aspects of aphasia--one of the most pressing topics in rehabilitation science today-Significant advances in understanding the processes of the human frontal cerebral lobes-A new evidence-based section on naming and word retrieval problems, a pervasive problem in aphasia patients-Expanded chapters on the foundations of aphasia and how this chronic condition affects quality of life-A list of technological and information resources from the Internet and other sources for clinicians, families, and caregiversBlending traditional approaches to aphasia impairment with current World Health Organization models, including contributions by some of the leading experts in the field, this book is a must for speech-language pathologists, neuropsychologists, neurologists, audiologists, and students.

Author Biography

Leonard L. LaPointe, Ph.D., is Francis Eppes Professor of Communication Disorders in the Department of Communication Disorders at Florida State University, Tallahassee

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Preface to the Third Edition xi
Preface to the Second Edition xiv
Contributors xviii
Foundations: Adaptation, Accommodation, Aristos
1(18)
Leonard L. LaPointe
Functional Neuroimaging: Applications for Studying Aphasia
19(20)
Cynthia K. Thompson
Social and Life Participation Approaches to Aphasia Intervention
39(12)
Roberta J. Elman
Language and Discourse Deficits Following Prefrontal Cortex Damage
51(17)
Carol Frattali
Jordan Grafman
Naming and Word-Retrieval Problems
68(15)
Anastasia M. Raymer
Acquired Dyslexias: Reading Disorders Associated with Aphasia
83(14)
Wanda G. Webb
Acquired Neurogenic Agraphias: Writing Problems
97(20)
Malcolm R. McNeil
Chin-Hsing Tseng
Broca's Aphasia
117(25)
Kevin P. Kearns
Wernicke's Aphasia
142(13)
Isabelle Caspari
Conduction Aphasia
155(14)
Nina Simmons-Mackie
The Transcortical Aphasias
169(17)
Ann Marie Cimino-Knight
Amber L. Hollingsworth
Leslie J. Gonzalez Rothi
Global Aphasia
186(13)
Michael Collins
Dementia
199(14)
Michelle S. Bourgeois
Right Hemisphere Syndrome
213(12)
Margaret Lehman Blake
Traumatic Brain Injury
225(12)
Brenda L.B. Adamovich
Pragmatics
237(12)
Heather Harris Wright
Marilyn Newhoff
Family, Caregiver, and Clinician Resources
249(10)
Adrienne Blanchard
Index 259


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